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2552001 - ICM: ERROR =>IcmStartIcmBnd: ExecRunPrg failed (rc=-14)


  • HTTP/HTTPS/SMTP (<1024) services can't be started though parameter is defined as:
    icm/server_port_<nr>  = PROT=<protocol>, PORT=<port_nr <1024>, EXTBIND=1
  • in the dev_icm / dev_webdisp trace file the following entries appear:
    *** ERROR => IcmBndVersionCheck: <error text>
    *** ERROR => IcmStartIcmBnd: ExecRunPrg failed (rc=-14) for service: <port_nr> (1) [icxxextbnd.c 1256]
    *** WARNING => IcmAddService: Could not start service (rc=-1) PORT=<nr>,PROT=<prot>,TIMEOUT=<nr>,PROCTIMEOUT=<nr>,EXTBIND=1 [icxxserv.c   1375]
    ***LOG IM4=> IcmAddService,  (<port_nr>&<protocol>&) [icxxserv.c   1391]

The "<error text>" above can be either:

  1. "Could not access file <file_path>/icmbnd: No such file or directory"; or
  2. "icmbnd version string not found. Expected: <version>"



  • SAP NetWeaver
  • UNIX platforms


SAP NetWeaver all versions


icmbnd, IcmBndVersionCheck, IcmStartIcmBnd, IcmAddService , KBA , BC-CST-IC , Internet Communication Manager , BC-CST-WDP , Web Dispatcher , Problem

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